The Orange Citrus Cake is a delightful dessert bursting with bright citrus flavors. This cake features a moist and tender crumb infused with the zesty essence of oranges and lemons, creating a perfect balance of sweet and tangy.

The aroma of fresh citrus fills the air as this cake bakes, making it an irresistible treat for any occasion. Topped with a luscious citrus glaze or creamy frosting, this cake is sure to impress your taste buds with its vibrant flavor profile and sunny disposition.

Enjoy a slice of this Orange Citrus Cake with a cup of tea or coffee for a refreshing and uplifting indulgence.

Ingredients :

  • 320g plain flour
  • 40g cornflour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 240g unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tsp orange zest
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 4 eggs
  • 120g sour cream
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice

Orange syrup:

  • 5 tbs freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 40g sugar


  • 30g cream cheese
  • 1 tbs orange juice
  • 90g icing sugar
  • 1-2 tbs cream

Method :

Preheat oven to 180 degrees
Grease and flour your bundt cake or round tin. In a glass bowl add in your flour, cornflour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, mix & aerate with a whisk. Set aside. Place butter in a mixer & mix until creamy, gradually add in your sugar slowly, mix well until pale & creamy.ย  in the orange & lemon zest , continue mixing for about 4 mins. in the eggs one at a time & combine through.ย  in vanilla & sour cream. Begin to add the flour mix in three parts alternating with the orange juice just stirring until combined. Do not overmix. Pour the batter into the prepared tin and smooth the top. Bake for around 45 mins or until cooked through.
To make the orange syrup, place orange juice and sugar in a small pan and let it simmer until sugar has dissolved .
Poke small holes all over the cake with a skewer & brush with half of the orange syrup. After 30 mins, remove cake from the tin and brush the whole cake with the remaining syrup. Allow to cool completely. To make the glaze, use a fork smooth out the cream cheese, add icing sugar, combine well then add juice & cream, mix well until smooth.
Top the cake with glaze & decorate withย ๐ŸŠ zest,

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